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Lee pitches Phillies past struggling Nationals

Lee pitches Phillies past struggling Nationals

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jun 18, 2013
Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night.
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  • Nats-Phils rivalry quiet now, but could erupt

    Nats-Phils rivalry quiet now, but could erupt

    MLB.com Jun 18, 2013
    The rivalry between the Nationals and Phillies is newly minted. As a result, it's not as entrenched as some of the more storied contentious relationships in baseball such as Yankees-Red Sox. Dodgers-Giants. Cardinals-Cubs. Expect that to change.
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  • Eagles draftees Ertz and Poyer play catch-up

    Eagles draftees Ertz and Poyer play catch-up

    philly.com Jun 18, 2013
    Jordan Poyer took part in Oregon State's graduation on Saturday and flew to Philadelphia on Sunday, but he struggled to fall asleep that night in his airport hotel room. He was awake at about 5 a.m. when Zach Ertz walked into the room after taking a red…
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  • Eagles Growing Restless Over QB Competition

    Eagles Growing Restless Over QB Competition

    eaglesgab.com Jun 18, 2013
    Chip Kelly has not settled on a starting QB for the 2013 season, causing some frustration in the locker room. QB Michael Vick and WR DeSean Jackson are among the Eagles who have publicly voiced their desire for Chip Kelly to name a starting quarterback.…
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  • The 10 Greatest Players Who Got Crossed Up By Allen Iverson

    The 10 Greatest Players Who Got Crossed Up By Allen Iverson

    dimemag.com Jun 18, 2013
    Allen Iverson‘s in the news again and it’s not good. The Answer’s ex-wife is claiming that Iverson kidnapped their five children after a vacation gone bad. Reportedly, Tawanna Iverson is saying she gave her former husband permission to take the kids on …
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  • Ruiz activated from DL; Lerud optioned to Triple-A

    Ruiz activated from DL; Lerud optioned to Triple-A

    MLB.com Jun 18, 2013
    The Phillies on Tuesay activated catcher Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Steven Lerud to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
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  • Real deal behind Eagles' stadium revamp?

    Real deal behind Eagles' stadium revamp?

    ESPN.com philly.com Jun 18, 2013
    Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie wasn't joking in March when he mentioned his desire to have the Super Bowl at Lincoln Financial Field. Trust me, I know. I was standing right there, reminded of the same sick feeling I got back in 2010 when I real…
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  • Eagles sending bags for stadium use to season ticket holders

    Eagles sending bags for stadium use to season ticket holders

    The NFL altered its policy on what kinds of bags fans are allowed to bring into stadiums last week, banning just about everything other than clear bags made of plastic, vinyl, or PVC with dimensions that do not exceed 12 inches by six inches by 12 inche…
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  • Inside the Phillies: Amaro waiting to see whether Phillies core…

    Inside the Phillies: Amaro waiting to see whether Phillies core can still produce

    philly.com Jun 18, 2013
    It was a hot seat of sorts. As the Phillies took batting practice before the start of their three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Monday night, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on the brown wooden planks inside the home dugout. Surrou…
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  • Video - Lee Records His Ninth Win 00:32

    Lee Records His Ninth Win

    Jun 18
    Cliff Lee struck out nine over eight innings to lead the Phillies to a 4-2 win over the Nationals and improve to 9-2.

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